Meet the team

Southampton's orthoptic department has nine orthoptists, who have specifically studied the treatment and diagnosis of problems with eye movement and visual development.

A dedicated team of six clerical officers support the orthoptists.


  • Elizabeth O'Flynn, head orthoptist
  • Megan Ranger, deputy head orthoptist
  • Marion Hedley-Lewis, senior orthoptist and lead clinical tutor
  • Kathryn Thatcher, senior orthoptist and paediatric family support service (PFSS) coordinator
  • Richard Evans, orthoptist
  • Daniel Osborne, orthoptist
  • Rachel McKevitt, orthoptist
  • Helen Ellis, orthoptist
  • Roshni Pancholi, orthoptist